Aurelian Colceriu

Health status of Romanian citizen infected with coronavirus on cruise ship, good

The health status of the coronavirus-infected Romanian national in Japan is good, and he will undergo further medical tests at the hospital in Japan where he has been admitted, Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) reported on Friday. An official of the Embassy of Romania in Tokyo on Friday went to the medical facility where the man had been admitted.

Acting DefMin Ciuca emphasises importance of robust, efficient, credible NATO presence in Romania

At a meeting of NATO defence ministers in Brussels on Thursday, Romania's acting Defence Minister Nicolae-Ionel Ciuca underscored the importance of a robust, efficient and credible NATO presence in Romania, given the complex and volatile security situation in the Black Sea area.

EnvirMin to ask for protection of skylark, chamois, two iconic species for Romania

The Eurasian skylark (Alauda arvensis) and the chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) will be placed under protection, and the decision, together with an opinion of the Ministry of the Environment, will be submitted to the government, acting Environmental Minister Costel Alexe said on Thursday at a news conference.

Chief meteorologist Mateescu says 2019 warmest year since 2000

Director of the National Meteorological Administration (ANM) Elena Mateescu told AGERPRES on Tuesday that 2019 was the warmest year in the history of meteorological measurements since 1900, adding that the trend will be rising throughput the century if greenhouse gas emissions continue.

Dismissed JusMin Predoiu meets CVM officials

A European Commission delegation, on a mission to Romania, on Tuesday met dismissed Justice Minister Catalin Predoiu, voicing praise for the procedure for selecting prosecutors to fill top and middle management positions at the Public Prosecution Service. "Catalin Predoiu, minister of justice, met a European Commission delegation on a mission to Romania on February 10-12, 2020.

PM Orban to meet parliamentary party leaders to discuss early elections

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban meets on Tuesday at the Government House leaders of the parliamentary parties to discuss calling early elections. According to the Government's Press Office, Orban said Monday that the Liberals will take all necessary steps to reach early elections.

As many as 170 bird species seen at Vacaresti Park; lesser black-backed gull, latest to be observed

As many as 170 species of birds have been observed so far in the Vacaresti Natural Park (PNV), with the lesser black-backed gull being the latest to be spotted there. "We have just reached 170 species of birds observed in the park.

Romania's Olaru, wins gold, silver at Tashkent weightlifting competition

Romanian weightlifter Raluca Olaru won one gold and two silver medals on Monday in the women's 64 kg class of the sixth edition of the International Solidarity Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, a Silver qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, according to the Facebook page of the Romanian Weightlifting Federation.